Man dies at Westmeath music festival

A man has died at the Body and Soul festival in Westmeath.

The 31 year old collapsed and was treated at the festival’s medical tent by advanced paramedics and a consultant doctor in emergency medicine, however he passed away.

His remains have been removed to the Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar and a post mortem will be carried out.

The popular festival at Ballinlough Castle is now in its eighth year.